Air Compressor Woes - Ford F150 Forum - Community of Ford Truck Fans

Off-Road Section All discussion and questions about off-road in this Section

Air Compressor Woes

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Old 07-10-2014, 10:25 PM   #1
Hightech Redneck
Thread Starter
BulletsForFingers's Avatar
Join Date: Jun 2013
Location: Kentucky
Posts: 458
Thanked 87 Times in 49 Posts
Default Air Compressor Woes

I've been fighting -ing air leaks in my system for the better part of a year now. I'm looking for some help in getting them resolved once and for all. Could anyone with experience please give me some pointers?
  • Viar HD Compressor w/ 2.5 Gal. (150PSI)
  • Polyethylene plastic airlines
  • Teflon taped brass fittings

At first I had some issues with the copper fittings, but I've got them pretty well air-tight now. The PE plastic airlines are driving me absolutely insane. They either crack at the fittings due to any level of stress on the joint or get in-line cracks that almost look like a blow out.

I tried buying a softer clear vinyl material air line but I'm struggling to get it to fit into the fittings.

How can I address this problem? I'm thinking new airlines are in order, but I don't know what to buy. I'm also looking for any other pointers from guys more experiences with hooking these up.


Last edited by BulletsForFingers; 07-11-2014 at 04:07 PM.
BulletsForFingers is offline   Reply With Quote

Related Topics
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
06 F150 5.4 bad compressor, can I by pass unit ? MickInOhio 2004 - 2008 Ford F150 3 09-20-2015 06:38 AM
Crankshaft Position Sensor swap Tommy J 2004 - 2008 Ford F150 1 09-19-2015 01:23 AM
On board air with tank robbieg 2015 - Present Ford F150 4 09-11-2015 04:18 PM
air condition fordman60 2009 - 2014 Ford F150 2 09-08-2015 12:53 PM
2001 Air conditioner intermitant Arizona Dave General F150 Discussion 0 09-02-2015 01:29 PM

Thread Tools Search this Thread
Search this Thread:

Advanced Search

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are Off
Pingbacks are Off
Refbacks are Off

All times are GMT -4. The time now is 12:03 AM.

Copyright 2006 - 2017 We are a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites.
  • Ask a Question
    Get answers from community experts
Question Title:
Your question will be posted in: